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That ‘Dancing Fred’ is downright quackers

This is the story of how a 9-to-5er from Lawndale just couldn’t find happiness in his office cubicle. Now, as a tour guide, he’s happier than a Duck in the river.


His long journey was sobering eye-opener

His name is Peter Prusinowski.


Play time in Mayfair

Community spirit and corporate generosity will soon yield a very special playground.


Upper Holmesburg is mourning a valued leader

The Upper Holmesburg community is mourning the death of one of the neighborhood’s most active and influential leaders.


Cottman Avenue changes direction

A five-block section of Cottman Avenue in Tacony was scheduled to become a two-way street on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at 10 a.m.


The aftermath of Hurricane Irene

Residents continue to assess the damage caused by the strong storm, including flooding and trees flattened by gusty winds.


Irene serves delay in GOP clambake

The annual Republican City Committee clambake was postponed Sunday because of the effects of Hurricane Irene.


Perzel to plead guilty in corruption case

Former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel has insistently proclaimed his innocence since November 2009, when a grand jury indicted him and nine others on campaign-related corruption charges.



His job is fighting hate

As director of Philly’s office of the Anti-Defamation League, Barry Morrison is a fervent crusader against mankind’s insensitive ways.